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DC Universe app is now available on Apple iOS and Android

posted Sep 14, 2018, 8:33 PM by Vu Sleeper
From Vu

TITANS (Television Show) (2018)
Warner Bros
The DC Universe app is now available on Apple iOS (includes Apple TV), Android (includes Android TV) and Roku.  No words yet on a PS4 or Xbox One app (but it can't be far behind).

The streaming service will launch tomorrow, September 15th, but I got to poke around with the interface earlier today.

There's a ton TV, but and very few live action films (no Wonder Woman or Justice League, etc.) - I believe it's less than 30 movie titles.  Most of the Movies section were direct-to-market Warner Animated features (which I already own most, if not all, of it on Bluray/DVD/digital).  It appears only the Christopher Reeves movies are available at launch.

As for comics, as far as I can see in the "Browse All" section, there are only about 300 titles, much less than what Marvel is offering for their 20,000 all-you-can-eat comics service.  Sure, the DC titles will continue to grow (they can also shrink the offering too).

There is a community/forum/message board area and a Wikipedia-style Encyclopedia section.  The store will offer exclusive toys to paid members.  I'm assuming prices will be about what Matty Collector charges for their exclusive figures, if not more.

The most disappointing thing about the service is that it's launching without any original contents.   The much-anticipated Titans show won't be available until October 12.

Price-wise at $8 a month, it's the same for basic Netflix ($8), more expensive than Comixology Unlimited ($6), but cheaper than Marvel Unlimited ($10). 

Since I already own most DC's TV or Movies, and already have a healthy collection of, you know, printed comic books, this is a tough sell to me right now.